A Portrait Of Her New Life: Four Historical Romance Novellas
Guardian Angel With A Gun - A blind woman leaves Liverpool without her arranged companion, heading towards California PLUS The Overweight Fish Seller From Maine PLUS John & Eleanor’s Story PLUS Anna & The Doctor’s Story. See complete synopses. More
Guardian Angel With A Gun - A blind woman leaves Liverpool without her arranged companion, towards California and a mail order husband she has corresponded with briefly. He’s a traveling preacher to many of the rough gold mining camps. Luckily, a young woman boards the ship at the last minute and shares a cabin with Hannah. Throughout the voyage and then the train journey, there are many obstacles she faces, but when she begins the overland part of her trek, a mysterious Guardian Angel appears as if by magic and seems to have only her welfare in mind.
The Overweight Fish Seller From Maine - An overweight woman from Maine is tired of running her father’s fish selling shop and spending her days hacking off fish heads, so she decides to take a chance on love and travels to California and a rancher with three children. It’s an uphill battle to win over his son, and the rancher himself, who she suspects is not pleased with her excess weight or outward appearance.
John & Eleanor’s Story - An upper class woman out for a night of adventure in London, is kidnapped and taken by ship, along with a lot of other women, to become mail order brides to a group of men waiting for them in New Orleans. Both sides think that the contracts have been entered into willingly and Eleanor plots what she can do, until she meets her intended, John Reno.
Anna & The Doctor’s Story, is a beautiful and emotional and sweet romance about a woman who is fired as a governess in England and decides to chuck it all in and emigrate to the American West as a mail order bride. Things take a turn for the worse during the events that follow, and after meeting a wonderful doctor on the voyage, she grows very fond of him.
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